"Alien army invader in the late '30s was quickly translatable from Martian to German." --David Ropeik, Journalist
"War of the Worlds" premieres October 29, 2013 at 9pm ET on PBS.
A courageous band of civil rights activists called Freedom Riders who in 1961 challenged segregation in the American South.
As the star attraction of Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, Annie Oakley thrilled audiences around the world with her shooting feats. Part of the Wild West collection.
Of all the alphabet agencies of the New Deal, none captured the public's imagination like J. Edgar Hoover's FBI.
The shocking story of Richard Leopold and Nathan Loeb, two wealthy college students who murdered a 14-year-old boy in 1924.
The history of New York City and the people and forces that have shaped it over the past 400 years is told in a seven-part 14.5-hour series.
The thrilling true story of the American Olympic rowing team that triumphed against all odds in Nazi Germany in 1936.
John Philip Sousa was America's favorite bandmaster.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.